Automakers
UPDATED: 11/20/18 11:02 am ET - new story

Renault's Bollore said to win French backing as interim CEO

Renault COO Thierry Bollore has won the backing of the French government to become interim CEO following Carlos Ghosn's arrest in Japan over allegations of financial impropriety, Bloomberg reported.


Fate of world's biggest car alliance hangs on one word: Ghosn

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world's largest car alliance, is facing its biggest challenge yet with the arrest of its Chairman, Carlos Ghosn, which could threaten to upend the union of automakers he began to forge almost two decades ago.

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Provisional agreement on a new North American trade pact was supposed to reduce economic uncertainty for the industry after months of acrimonious negotiations. But less than two weeks before the official signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, auto interests are worried that U.S. tariffs on raw materials and vehicles will wipe out any potential benefits.

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Ford aims to simplify -- again

Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a threat to Ford's "fitness."

VW: $50 billion for EVs, mobility

Volkswagen plans to spend about €44 billion ($50 billion) over the next five years on a comprehensive electrified mobility strategy that includes making at least 15 million battery-powered autos and further research into autonomous driving

Hyundai CUV image revealed before debut

Hyundai's three-row Palisade crossover is on full view in Autoreview.ru, more than a week before the vehicle's official unveiling on Nov. 28 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Ford's baby Bronco pictures

Photos leaked from Ford's annual dealer meeting last month in Las Vegas provide the first public look at the so-called baby Bronco, an upcoming off-road compact crossover.

Vanquish case closed?

The Aston Martin Vanquish mystery might just be solved. A fellow English carmaker may have bought the tooling and design drawings for the outgoing supercar.

The final say...

Waymo is planning to launch the world's first commercial robotaxi service.


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